Advisories

MODERATE RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. Individuals planning to enter the surf should check with local beach patrols first. Be sure to swim within sight of a lifeguard, and never swim alone or at night.

HEAT ADVISORY in effect until 8 p.m. Sunday. Temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and high humidity will create a maximum Heat Index values of 100-105. The highest temperatures and Heat Indices are expected to occur on Sunday. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening.

At the Shore

Current conditions and forecast as of Fri morning

Rip Current RiskModerate
Waves1 - 4 feet
WindsFrom the Southwest
9 - 17 mph (Gust 22 mph)
7 - 15 knots (Gust 19 knots)
Ocean Temperature58° - 77°
(Normal 70° - 74°)
Air Temperature83° - 96°
Sunrise/Sunset5:44am - 8:20pm
UV Index9 (Very High)

Tide Times

SANDY HOOK
Sandy Hook Bay
Low
Fri 9:48a
High
Fri 4:02p
Low
Fri 10:49p
High
Sat 4:25a
LONG BRANCH
Atlantic Ocean
Low
Fri 9:12a
High
Fri 3:36p
Low
Fri 10:13p
High
Sat 3:59a
MANASQUAN INLET
Atlantic Ocean
Low
Fri 9:24a
High
Fri 3:50p
Low
Fri 10:25p
High
Sat 4:13a
SEASIDE HEIGHTS
Atlantic Ocean
Low
Fri 9:16a
High
Fri 3:32p
Low
Fri 10:17p
High
Sat 3:55a
SEASIDE PARK
Barnegat Bay
High
Fri 7:09a
Low
Fri 1:53p
High
Fri 7:42p
Low
Sat 2:54a
BARNEGAT INLET
Barnegat Bay
Low
Fri 9:46a
High
Fri 4:06p
Low
Fri 10:45p
High
Sat 4:28a
MANAHAWKIN BRIDGE
Manahawkin Bay
High
Fri 6:16a
Low
Fri 1:27p
High
Fri 6:49p
Low
Sat 2:28a
LITTLE EGG INLET
Great Bay
Low
Fri 10:08a
High
Fri 4:43p
Low
Fri 11:06p
High
Sat 5:00a
ATLANTIC CITY
Atlantic Ocean
Low
Fri 9:24a
High
Fri 3:58p
Low
Fri 10:26p
High
Sat 4:16a
OCEAN DRIVE BRIDGE
Townsends Inlet
Low
Fri 9:36a
High
Fri 4:16p
Low
Fri 10:40p
High
Sat 4:29a
WILDWOOD CREST
Atlantic Ocean
Low
Fri 9:28a
High
Fri 4:15p
Low
Fri 10:34p
High
Sat 4:34a
CAPE MAY
Delaware Bay
Low
Fri 10:20a
High
Fri 4:58p
Low
Fri 11:24p
High
Sat 5:20a

Marine Forecast

From the National Weather Service, Mt. Holly

TODAY: W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S early this afternoon, then increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 7 seconds.

TONIGHT: SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

SAT: SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S early in the afternoon, then increasing to 10 to 15 kt late. Seas around 3 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

SAT NIGHT: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt until early morning. Seas around 3 ft. Swell mainly from the S with a dominant period of 6 seconds.

SUN: SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

SUN NIGHT: SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

MON: SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. A chance of tstms in the afternoon.

MON NIGHT: SW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Tstms likely.

TUE: NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft. A chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of tstms in the afternoon.

TUE NIGHT: SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming W after midnight. Seas around 3 ft. A chance of tstms in the evening. Winds and seas higher in and near tstms.

Plan Your Trip

Data on this page amalgamated from several sources, including the National Weather Service (weather), National Ocean Service (tides), U.S. Naval Observatory (sun), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (UV index).

Dan Zarrow is Chief Meteorologist for Townsquare Media New Jersey. The Shore Report is generated semi-automatically daily at 5 a.m. from mid-May to late September. Follow Dan's weather blog, Facebook page, and Twitter feed for your latest forecast and realtime weather updates.

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